David Edwards was born on March 20th, 1997, in Downers Grove, Illinois. He is an offensive tackle in the NFL.
At high school, he was a three-star recruit by 247 Sports, ESPN, Rivals and Scout, and was All-West Suburban Conference as a senior, he played three seasons at quarterback for Downers Grove North, also playing defensive end, outside linebacker and long snapper, helped lead team to pair of state quarterfinal appearances, totaled more than 2,000 yards of offense a veer option quarterback, garnered all-area status as a sophomore, was team captain as a senior, also a four-year letter winner and two-year team captain in basketball, notched all-area honorable mention in basketball as a sophomore, earned academic all-conference honors as a senior, was on the high honor roll all four years, and a ISHA Academic Award recipient.
During his first year of college in 2015, he redshirted and did not saw any action.
In the course of the 2016 season, he earned his first letter, playing in 13 games with 7 starts at right tackle, and made Badgers debut in Lambeau Field College Classic vs. LSU on Sept. 3, made his first career start vs. Nebraska on Oct. 29, lining up at right tackle and was part of an offensive line that helped Badgers rush for 203.1 yards per game.
For the 2017 season, he earned his second letter, starting all 14 games at right tackle, he helped pave the way for Doak Walker Award finalist Jonathan Taylor, who set FBS freshman rushing record with 1,977 yards, his unit allowed just 1.5 sacks per game to lead the Big Ten, Badgers finished season ranked second in Big Ten in rushing offense (222.9 yards per game) and third in total offense (415.0 ypg).
On 2018, he earned his third letter, starting 10 games at right tackle, missed final 3 games of season due to injury, was a key to rushing attack that led the Big Ten and ranked No. 6 nationally, averaging 273.4 yards per game, he helped Badgers average 6.2 yards per rushing attempt, the fourth-best mark nationally, and blocked for Doak Walker Award winner and unanimous first-team All-American Jonathan Taylor, who rushed for 2,194 yards to lead the nation in rushing.
Edwards was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the fifth round (169th overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft. Edwards started in Super Bowl LVI and the Rams went on to defeat the Cincinnati Bengals 23-20.